Most volunteers believe an awkward definition of community development centered only on lower-income neighborhoods.  Broadening your vision will open your eyes to new projects in your back yard.

Most volunteers believe an awkward definition of community development centered only on lower-income neighborhoods. Broadening your vision will open your eyes to new projects in your back yard.

Tales of a 6th Grade Classroom: Creating a Community

Tales of a Grade Classroom: Creating a Community : balloon tower

This unit includes the definition of "community"  and pictures of what a school community looks like.  Students can read books about community memb...

Community for First Grade

This unit includes the definition of "community" and pictures of what a school community looks like. Students can read books about community memb.

Well, first citizenship, which is formally defined as “the quality of an individual’s response to membership in a community.” This makes citizenship far more complex than a simple legal matter, but rather one that consists of self-knowledge, interaction, and intimate knowledge of a place, its people, and its cultural history.

Awesome Digital Citizenship Graphic for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. An example of technology using still imagery.

USDA Organic Production/ Organic Food Information| Alternative Farming Systems Information Center Masthead | http://www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/pubs/ofp/ofp.shtml

USDA National Agricultural Library - Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

Just take a second to read this. I always try to explain one of the many reasons I am Catholic to people and this is definitely one of them, it was JESUS' intention! Jesus started my church! Who started yours? (They left out what I like to call mainstream Christians, or churches just started by the community, but that relates mostly to the stopped going to church bullet.):

Jesus Christ started the Catholic Church, the one true Church.

Portable induction burners. - Rethink the definition of WHAT is a Kitchen ?

- Rethink the definition of WHAT is a Kitchen ? Perfect idea for small kitchens

With community-based participation at its center, an effective Placemaking process capitalizes on a local community's assets, inspiration, and potential, and it results in the creation of quality public spaces that contribute to people's health, happiness, and well being.

With community-based participation at its center, an effective Placemaking…

This article provides a definition of multisectoral collaboration and ways to determine if your own community is ready to embark on various partnerships with multiple stakeholders. It provides a specific list of steps to take when building a multisectoral collaborative as well as specifics surrounding operations and maintenance. #ahernandez #ILcollaborate #500_03 Community Tool Box: http://ctb.ku.edu/

The Community Tool Box is a global resource for free information on essential skills for building healthy communities. It offers more than pages of practical guidance in creating change and improvement.

Rural, Urban, Suburban Communities Poster

Social Studies poster includes the definition of Community, plus image samples of 3 types of communities (Rural, Urban and Suburban). Also includes mini-posters with Rural, Urban and Suburban definitions. By Patricia Morin

Community Helper I have who has? game cards and vocab signs for charts or bulletin boards.  I could probably use this with definitions of community helpers and their answers, too!

Community Helpers - I Have Who Has Cards & Vocab Cards

Community Helper I have who has? game cards and vocab signs for charts or bulletin boards. I could probably use this with definitions of community helpers and their answers, too!

My favorite Back To School Activity! It's the perfect whole class activity to help build community in your classroom at the beginning of the school year.  Students share what they are looking for in a new friend, and how they can be a good friend to others.  Perfect for first, second, third and fourth grade!

Favorite Back To School Activity: Friend Wanted Ads

My favorite Back To School Activity! It's the perfect whole class activity to help build community in your classroom at the beginning of the school year. Students share what they are looking for in a new friend, and how they can be a good friend to others

Perfect for back to school: Three fantastic icebreakers that get kids talking and start building relationships from the first day of school.

Icebreakers that Rock

Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don’t really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually goo

Placemaking is “creating a sense of place and a place of sense”

What is Placemaking? - Yurbanism

urban planning~Placemaking: The Place Diagram is one of the tools PPS has developed to help communities evaluate places. The inner ring represents key attributes, the m.

Teaching a PBIS school, we focus on positivity and creating structures where student choices are celebrated. We love focusing on the gains students (and staff) and I am always impressed that 90% of the time it works! Students have individual goals, group goals, and we have whole-class goals. When we reach those goals, it’s definitely...

20 Positive Behavior Rewards that Aren't Food

Working together to meet a goal builds classroom community & encourages teamwork. As a PBIS school, check our our 20 favorite nonfood, low-cost rewards!

Ten Pin Linky Party- Science and Social Studies

Ten Pin Linky Party- Science and Social Studies

One Extra Degree: Communities Anchor Chart Let It Snow: Literacy Centers for Winter {Common Core Correlated}

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